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• The fascinating culture of Calvados

The fascinating culture of Calvados

Every autumn mobile stills tour Normandy so that small-scale orchard-owners can distill Calvados, the apple brandy that is at the heart of their way of life.  Only after I had owned a farmhouse on the Cotentin peninsula of Normandy for several years did I pluck up the courage to trudge off-road and explore the […]